HCPS will use mobile cafe to deliver meals to students over winter break

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) — Over winter break, you might see a different kind of bus roaming around the Friendly City — Harrisonburg City Public Schools will use its mobile cafe to deliver meals to students.

In Harrisonburg, 73 percent of students qualify for free or reduced lunch, according to Andrea Early, executive director of school nutrition. The mobile cafe will bridge the nutritional gap during winter break.

"Kids' nutrition needs don't go away because we're on break," Early said. "We're serving lunch at no cost, to all children up to the age 18. We also have meals for adults for two dollars."

The mobile cafe will visit the following neighborhoods on Dec. 27 and Jan. 3.

Spotswood Mobile Home Park
1715 Country Club Ct.
11:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

Chestnut Ridge
181 Chestnut Ridge Dr.
11:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

Deer Run
899 Port Republic Rd.
12:05 p.m. – 12:25 p.m.

Mosby Heights
2510 Mosby Ct.
12:40 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

University Place
36 South Avenue
1:10 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.

Harris Gardens
215 Vine St.
1:55 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Dutch Mill/Holly Court
97 Dutch Mill Ct.
2:25 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.